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  • HSA | Health Sciences Authority
    life with illegal medicines Always buy from legitimate sources In recent years the adverse drug reaction reports associated with adulterated medicines posing as natural or traditional cures have been on the rise These unscrupulous sellers prey upon elders by enticing them through false promises of guaranteed results and exaggerated testimonies There were cases of elders taking medicines from dubious sources and forgoing proper medical treatment Some common illegal medicines offered

    Original URL path: http://www.healthdangers.sg/ (2016-04-18)
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  • HSA | Health Sciences Authority
    HSA IS hsa gov sg 向卫生科学局执法组举报 快来试试看 我的祖传秘方 万灵丹 不要轻信传言 乱吃来路不明的药 为保证生命安全 切记只向合法药源买药 近年来 非法药贩将伪劣药当成天然传统药品来贩售 进而引发严重后果的事件 已有上升的趋势 这些无良药贩经常视年长者为下手目标 以不实或夸大的药效来诱惑他们 结果 导致这些患病的长辈们 宁愿舍弃正规治疗 选择向这些来路不明的药贩自行买药服用 最后不只害了自己 也连累家人面对严重后果 这些专门针对老人家所兜售的非法伪劣药 大部分是以风湿止痛或治疗其他慢性老人病 如糖尿病及高血压为主 而且 单从包装来看 它与合格药源的注册药品并没多大差别 难辨真假 真是防不胜防 服用来路不明的药品 很可能让您赔上性命 绝对要小心防范 For more updates on

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  • Illegal medicines - HSA | Health Sciences Authority
    being counterfeit or adulterated with undeclared substances that may cause serious harm to consumers The dangers are especially high if the products are prescription drugs which should only be taken under close medical supervision For more advice on buying health products please click here The Cost of Illegal Medicines Your life With illegal medicines being available via alternative sources such as the Internet makeshift stalls or even through referrals there are more cases of consumers suffering from the harmful effects of consuming such medicines which can be fatal Many elderly patients rely on a mixture of traditional beliefs and hearsay to try and find cures Unfortunately this has come to the attention of unscrupulous manufacturers sellers and importers They cash in on unsuspecting consumers to produce counterfeit or adulterated medicines and sell them at low costs Be wary of illegal products being peddled in the market Play an active role in educating the people around you about the dangers of purchasing medicines from dubious sources Do not let yourself or your loved ones be their next victim Case Study 1 In August 2012 a Malay woman in her 70s was hospitalised after taking Flutulang an illegal medicine posed as a traditional cure for rheumatism The drug contained two undeclared medicinal ingredients phenylbutazone 1 and chlorpheniramine 2 The woman assumed the product was safe because her relative took it without any adverse effect Unfortunately she developed a severe skin condition and eventually passed away Phenylbutazone is a non steroidal anti inflammatory drug NSAID and overdosing or prolonged use can cause gastrointestinal ulcers kidney damage or even death Chlorpheniramine is a type of antihistamine used to relieve allergic reactions Side effects from unsupervised use include drowsiness confusion and urinary retention Case Study 2 In July 2012 HSA alerted members of the public

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  • Legal Issues - HSA | Health Sciences Authority
    product that contains undeclared substances Counterfeit product a product that is presented in a manner to resemble or pass off as a registered health product Unregistered product a product not approved for sale in Singapore Those caught importing or selling illegal health products may be subject to prosecution under the Medicines Act Poisons Act and or Health Products Act Medicines Act Fine of up to 5 000 and or 2 years imprisonment Poisons Act Fine of up to 10 000 and or 2 years imprisonment Health Products Act Fine of up to 100 000 and or 3 years imprisonment Click here to learn about the legislation regarding the sale of health products in Singapore Tips Before Selling Health Products Make sure that the health product you are selling meets the legal requirements Ascertain the origin of the product you are selling Be doubly sure that it is from a reputable source If the price is too good to be true it would be wise to be cautious Do not sell prescription drugs without a valid licence Find out your legal responsibilities before selling any health products Online health product sellers are subject to the same regulations that physical pharmacies are

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  • Quick Tips - HSA | Health Sciences Authority
    poor quality control during manufacturing These medicines may also contain pharmaceutical ingredients which can be dangerous for you to take without proper supervision from your doctor 2 Beware of deals that seem too good to be true Beware of products which are selling at significantly lower prices than clinics and pharmacies Too good to be true It usually is Always buy your medicines from registered clinics and pharmacies 3 Don t be fooled by the claims Scientific claims Some products may make claims based on scientific studies and evidence Some go as far as to reference medical journals that have published research papers on the topic Always consult your doctor or check the HSA website for the list of registered products 100 claims No product out there is completely free of risk Some of these natural or herbal products have been found to contain potent medicinal ingredients Miracle claims Consumers should always be wary of products that promise fast results These usually come at a price which is not stated within the sales pitch adverse effects and even death Personal success claims Marketing gimmicks such as personal testimonials are often employed by sellers Regardless of how convincing the testimonials are

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  • Health Dangers Online | Brought to you by the Health Sciences Authority (HSA)
    paying for The popularity of online shopping has increased dramatically over the past few years and with it so has the threat of potentially dangerous illegal and counterfeit health products With the risk of serious illnesses and potentially fatal consequences facing you each time you purchase a health product online do you REALLY know what you are getting into Wearing contact lenses bought from dubious websites can BLIND YOU Find

    Original URL path: http://www.healthdangers.sg/ContLens_Weighlossdrugs/ (2016-04-18)
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  • Health Dangers Online | Brought to you by the Health Sciences Authority (HSA)
    The popularity of online shopping has increased dramatically over the past few years and with it so has the threat of potentially dangerous illegal and counterfeit health products However online sources aren t the only threats so are unlicensed back alley peddlers and sellers with makeshift stalls With the risk of serious illnesses and potentially fatal consequences facing you each time you purchase a health product from dubious sources do

    Original URL path: http://www.healthdangers.sg/IllegalSexdrugs/ (2016-04-18)
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  • HSA | Health Sciences Authority
    向来路不明的药贩购买药品 因小失大 许多无良药贩最常现身在小巷里的路边摊 或是以上门兜售的推销员身份 以及通过亲友口耳相传的介绍方式 蒙骗消费者 来路不明的非法药品 其中很有可能掺入未经申报 对健康有害的成份 一些甚至是假药 而且在无正确监控的情况下 自行服用未经医生或医师监督或开单的处方药是非常危险的 查阅探知更多购买药品的建议 服食非法药品的代价 赔上性命 随着资讯与科技发达 透过管道如互联网 自行购买药品的消费者逐渐上升 正因为容易取得 也间接导致消费者常误食含有禁药成分的伪劣药物 令人担心的是 近年来也有越来越多非法药贩 以患有慢性病痛的老人家为对象 把非法伪劣止痛药假冒成传统成药来贩售 最终导致严重后果 甚至死亡 许多长年在家的长辈们 对偏方或口耳相传的药品深信不疑 不幸的是 这也成了无良药贩有机可乘之处 他们把毫无戒心的消费者视为肥羊 以低价来贩售非法药品 骗老人家上钩 消费者有必要了解这些非法药品的危险 言行身教最有效 经常提醒身边的家人亲友 别擅自服用来路不明的药品 千万不要让您至爱的家人 成为下一个无辜的受害者 案例一 2012年8月 一名70多岁的马来妇女在服用 Flutulang 后被紧急送院治疗 Flutulang 是一种被当作治疗风湿的违例传统药品 并含有两种未经申报的药物成分 保泰松 phenylbutazone 1 和扑尔敏 chlorpheniramine 2 服药妇女以为 药品由于是透过自己的亲友介绍 服食者并没出现任何不妥或副作用 所以应该很安全 然而 不幸的是 这名马来妇女在服药后 不仅颈项和大腿出现红疹 而且还恶化为中毒性表皮坏死松解症 最后更不幸去世 保泰松 phenylbutazone 是一种非类固醇类 NSAID 抗炎止痛药 若服用过量或长时间服用 可导致副作用

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